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Re: [suse-amd64] laptop console video problem
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 05:46:09 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <m3y8hyould.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Well,
> I got the HP zv5000 and LOVE IT!
> I was able to get SuSE 9.1 on it without too much trouble.
> Got the nvidia driver working and the widescreen (1280x800) resolution
> running.
> I know the boadcom wireless isn't going to work until 9.2 (hint hint hint).
> I am only having one problem and have one request
> The problem I'm having is that once X has loaded, I cannot ever get back to a
> console, virtual or otherwise. I mean I can get to it, I just can't see it.
> The screen is messed up.

Known problem with that laptop - SUSE Linux 9.2 will have a fix for
the X server bug,

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
SUSE Linux AG, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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